If the line protocol of the interface is up and it knows the route back also, I expect it to reply (and if there are no access list denying it). The diffrence in the replies is that, if it is a directly connected, broadcast network, you get replies from each device. If it is not direclty connected, then, you just get the !!! symbol showing you replies.
yes, you are right, if it is a directly connected, broadcast network, the replies are sent.
But when you are pinging a network address which is more than two hops away, if it doesnt fall in the same subnet, then you wont get !!! symbols. If it falls in the same subnet or network, then you would get !!!!! symbols, otherwise, it is only ....
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